[rrd-developers] Patch for rrdtool.spec

Jarod Wilson jwilson at redhat.com
Mon Jun 9 04:35:35 CEST 2008

On Friday 06 June 2008 09:49:08 pm Bernard Li wrote:
> Hi Jarod:
> On Fri, Jun 6, 2008 at 5:57 PM, Jarod Wilson <jwilson at redhat.com> wrote:
> > The spec could probably stand to have some additional conditionals in it
> > for el4/el5/other vendor's rpm-based distros/etc., but
> > perl-ExtUtils-MakeMaker is definitely needed as a BR: for all
> > currently-supported-by-the-Fedora-Project Fedora releases (F7 for another
> > week, F8, F9 and rawhide). Might want to coordinate that with Chris
> > Ricker, who recently took over Fedora/EPEL maintainership of rrdtool from
> > me.
> We can probably add a check to conditionally add
> perl-ExtUtils-MakeMaker to BuildRequires only if needed, this will
> solve the particular "issue" I was having.

I suspect an '%if 0%{?fedora} >= 7' wrapper around it would be sufficient.

> Chris, do you have any plans to include RRDtool 1.3rc7 (or newer) to
> EPEL?  I think it's do-able on a EL4 based system (I've done it), but
> you need updated versions of glib2, pango, cairo and intltool.

Won't happen in EPEL for EL4, since EPEL doesn't allow replacing/updating 
distro-provided bits. Should be perfectly doable for EL5 though.

Jarod Wilson
jwilson at redhat.com

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